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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 2 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
Try this thick and creamy peanut butter smoothie as a nutritious breakfast or an indulgent after-dinner treat.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 frozen sliced ripe banana
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton vanilla low-fat yogurt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 332
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 10.8 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • monofat 4.5 g
  • polyfat 2.3 g
  • protein 12.7 g
  • carbohydrate 49.8 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 194 mg
  • calcium 282 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.

Cook's Notes

Protein and monounsaturated fat from the peanut butter, potassium from the banana, and protein and calcium from the yogurt will get your day off to a great start. Peel and slice bananas to freeze individually in zip-top bags for smoothies and shakes.